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12.12.2018 Lucia with the Nordic Club

Come celebrate Lucia, a December tradition popular in the Nordic countries! Traditional Lucia music ⃰Lucia 101 ⃰ Coffee, glögg, and Swedish holiday treats! Dec. 13 is the longest night of the year, and to stave off the darkness, Swedes in the late sixteenth century came up with a joyful solution... Read more »
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11.28.2018 Catalan Concert + Workshop

Valencian singer, songwriter, and activist Pau Alabajos will be playing his guitar in a live performance and workshop. The event will cover the history of the Nova Cançó, an artistic movement that promoted Catalan music and protested against Franco’s dictatorship in the 1960s and early 1970s, with songs from its... Read more »
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11.7.2018 PlayPosit Workshop

ALTEC is excited to collaborate with PlayPosit and OIT to offer this engaging workshop to language instructors! PlayPosit: Making Your Life Easier and Your Course More Successful You are invited to join us on Wednesday, November 7th at 3:30-5:00pm in Hellems 152. Bagels and coffee/tea will be served. RSVP below... Read more »
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11.13-16.2018: German Art Exhibit

Since the summer of 2015, Germany has experienced a large influx of refugees mostly from war-torn countries such as Syria, Iraq, Eritrea, and Afghanistan. This inflow of refugees has dominated political and social debates and is posing the significant challenge of integrating hundreds of thousands of people from different cultures... Read more »
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Bergman Event a Success!

The Swedish program at Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures joined in the world-wide celebration of the work of the 20th Century Swedish film and theater director Ingmar Bergman on October 17. Guest lecturer Ann-Kristin Wallengren, professor in film studies and dean of the Joint Faculties of Humanities... Read more »
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Language Tables at ALTEC (fall 2018)

We have three language tables at ALTEC in fall term 2018: German, Nordic, and Portuguese. People of all levels are welcome to come enjoy conversation and light refreshments. See below for more details. German Kaffeestunde: Wedesdays, 1:30-2:30pm (through Dec. 12) in Hellems 159. Conact: Fika - Nordic Club Coffee... Read more »
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Happy Halloween! (week of Oct. 29)

Halloween is just around the corner and we would like to celebrate with—what else!— CANDY! We have a sweet tooth and know that you might too. Please come to ALTEC during the week of October 29 to sample candies from around the world. Costumes welcome! Happy Halloween! Thanks to the... Read more »

10.10.2018 Russian Recruitment Event

THE RUSSIAN PROGRAM at CU Boulder INVITES YOU to an informational meeting on Russian Studies! • Meet Russian faculty • Learn about the Russian major, minor, and BA/MA • What Russian classes can you take for the Gen Ed distribution requirements? • How to study Russian culture abroad • Meet... Read more »
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10.17.2018 Ingmar Bergman 100: The Master Film Director Who Changed Cinema

The CU Nordic Program joins in the globally celebrated 2018 Centennial Retrospective of Swedish film director Ingmar Bergman. Ann-Kristin Wallengren, professor in film studies, University of Lund, Sweden, presents “Directly affecting the emotions”: Ingmar Bergman’s use of music in film . Professor Wallengren will discuss Bergman’s films through his use... Read more »
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10.23.2018 Digital Portfolio Workshop

Learn how to design a well-organized and professional web-based teaching portfolio. This session will help you start building a media-rich portfolio to market your teaching practices, set the foundation for your personal learning network (PLN), and present yourself as a 21st-century teacher. The session will include set-up work with a... Read more »